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ESSA: From Compliance to Opportunity

By: Samantha Tankersley. While there are numerous provisions within ESSA to meet a variety of state priorities, ExcelinEd provides a closer explanation of two important provisions: the Direct Student Services provision and the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants.

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Opportunity Ahead: The Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority

By: Karla Phillips. More on the Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority offered by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for states that want to transition to a competency-based, personalized education system.

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Making Data Work for Students

The Data Quality Campaign released a policy roadmap today providing a set of actions for states to prioritize to take advantage of the new ESSA shift opportunity to build the culture, capacity and conditions to use data for continuous improvement.

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“Yes, but…” An ESSA Myth Buster

By: Samantha Tankersley. ExcelinEd understand the murkiness around Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), but there is certainty around some issues. Here are several statements to help explain the nuances around five common ESSA misconceptions.

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EdTech 10: Improving Math Mindsets

This week’s EdTech 10 contains stories related to what’s new in math, from math apps to video game creation, in honor of April being Math Awareness Month.

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ESSA: The Same, the Changed and the New, Oh My!

By: Samantha Tankersley. ExcelinEd read the 391 pages of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and created this summary of the top 5 things eliminated, what survived and what is new.

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Grants for New Assessment Systems Signal the End of the Big Test

The Assessment for Learning Project signals the beginning of the end of week long standardized tests, and will shape measurement and progress reporting in the coming decade.

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